“Stop That Yawn!” by Caron Levis, illustrated by LeUyen Pham

“I’m not tired!” That’s what you might say when it’s time for bed. You want to stay awake for awhile.

“Blended” by Sharon M. Draper

One plus one is two. It’s simple: all you have to do is add or count, easy-peasy, a trick you probably learned shortly after you could talk. One plus one is two but as you grow up, you’ll notice that ...

You've resolved to read more in the new year. Here's where to start

t's a new year. You need some new books. But which ones? Hundreds of thousands of titles are published every year, and unless you're plowing through a favorite author's oeuvre, it can be hard to figure out which are worth ...

Top Five Books You Need to Push You Into 2019

These five books will give you the internal power to push you in the direction of making 2019 a successful year in so many ways.

“On Point: Zayd Saleem, Chasing the Dream” by Hena Khan

In your lifetime, you’ve done many amazing things. You learned to walk. Imagine how hard that was, and you did it! You learned to make words and put them into sentences, which is no easy feat, either. You know how ...

“Don’t Touch My Hair!” by Sharee Miller

May I have that, please? That’s what you say when you want something, and people are impressed by your manners. You’re a kid who never just takes, you always ask first because you want the same kind of manners back. ...

Mel B on Sex, Drugs, Abuse & Her Epic Healing Journey

Melanie Brown aka Mel B has reigned supreme as the spiciest of her bandmates since bursting onto the entertainment scene as Scary Spice in 1996 with the group’s #1 hit Wannabe. With her wild hair, piercings and a raucous personality ...

Michelle Obama is Bringing Her 'Becoming' Book Tour to Houston

Former first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Houston! Her book tour is doing so well that she has added more tour dates and Houston made the list.

“Remembrance” by Mary Monroe

For weeks, you’ve been scouring the stores. You have a lot to give. Most of it is wrapped up colorfully, beribboned and bowed. Some gifts are in bags with shiny trim, while others are tucked away in closets. You have ...

Romance Novel Opens A Dialogue of Compassion

Today Inertia Justice, a new author, published the first book of her trilogy book series – sure to open dialogue, and get the world talking – it is a fictional account of one ladies’ journey to self – definition.

“Lab Rats: How Silicon Valley Made Work Miserable for the Rest of Us” by Dan Lyons c.2018, Hachette

Round and round and round. That’s how your week goes. Monday morning up, breakfast, work, home, dinner, fall into bed, sleep, do it again ‘til Friday, like a five-day circle. If you’re lucky, those days feel like minutes. If not, ...

Author & Entrepreneur Sonyia Graham Gives 10 Motivational Tips For The Entire Family On How To Fulfill Your Purpose

Author of the Original Blueprint Series chimes in with Style to give motivation tips to our readers.

“Invisible: The Forgotten Story of the Black Woman Lawyer Who Took Down America’s Most Powerful Mobster” by Stephen L. Carter

Here I am! You raise your hand higher so you don’t go unnoticed. You speak up, so you aren’t overlooked. It’s a natural human need: pay attention, here I am, look this way, see me. For some, it’s easy to ...

“Friday Black: Stories” by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah

You are the strongest person you know. You can lift and carry a lot of weight and many burdens, because strength comes from within as well as from muscles. So what are you capable of doing when times get strange?

Author Meltzer Features the First Latinx Icon in His New York Times Bestselling Series

Author and History Channel host Brad Meltzer features the first Latinx icon in his New York Times bestselling series titled Ordinary People Change the World, which highlights about a dozen historical figures and the personality traits kids can emulate if ...